Landmark agreement further strengthens global trade

Landmark agreement further strengthens global trade

Landmark agreement further strengthens global trade and broadens market access for European and international companies. The IEC and CENELEC the European standards organization commit to further increase alignment between International and European standards.

During the annual IEC General Meeting in Frankfurt, the IEC, which publishes the large majority of International Standards for electrical and electronic devices and systems, and CENELEC, its counterpart at the European level, have signed an agreement that will increase the harmonization between International and European standards. This agreement will benefit the European electrical and electronic industry, which will find it easier to export to markets around the world, many of which rely on IEC International Standards, as well as manufacturers from other countries who will be able to export assemblies and products more easily into the European market.

The full version of this press release can be found on the CEN-CENELEC website.